Aulacocyclus

Aulacocyclus edentulus, copyright Donald Hobern.


Belongs within: Scarabaeoidea.

Aulacocyclus is an Australasian genus of bess beetles with projecting fore coxae and a distinct tubercle near the centre of the dorsal surface of the head.

<==Aulacocyclus Kaup 1868 [incl. Caulifer Kaup 1871; Aulacocyclini] CW92
    |--*A. edentulus (Macleay 1826) (see below for synonymy) CW92
    |--A. aliicornis Kuwert 1897 [incl. A. aliicornis sulcatipons Kuwert 1897] CW92
    |--A. collaris Blackburn 1896 CW92
    |--A. deyrolli Kaup 1868 CW92
    |--A. fracticornis Kuwert 1891 [incl. A. errans Blackburn 1896, A. rotundatoclypeatus Kuwert 1891] CW92
    |--A. gravelyi Dibb 1933 CW92
    |--A. kaupii Macleay 1871 CW92
    |--A. macleayi (Kaup 1871) [=*Caulifer macleayi] CW92
    |--A. mastersii (Macleay 1871) [=Taeniocerus mastersii; incl. A. foveipunctatus Kuwert 1897] CW92
    |--A. perlatus Kaup 1871 M86
    |--A. rosenbergii Kaup 1868 [incl. A. percheroni Kaup 1868] CW92
    |--A. tambourinensis Mj√∂berg 1917 CW92
    `--A. teres (Percheron 1841) [=Passalus teres] CW92

*Aulacocyclus edentulus (Macleay 1826) [=Passalus edentulus; incl. P. cylindraceus Percheron 1835, P. furcicornis Boisduval 1835, Aulacocyclus terioides Kuwert 1891] CW92

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[CW92] Cassis, G., & T. A. Weir. 1992. Passalidae. In: Houston, W. W. K. (ed.) Zoological Catalogue of Australia vol. 9. Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea pp. 20–29. AGPS Press: Canberra.

[M86] Macleay, W. 1886. The insects of the Fly River, New Guinea, "Coleoptera". Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (1): 136–157.

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